Antique British GPO ( General Post Office ) 1950's Red Bakelite Wall Telephone
Antique British GPO ( General Post Office ) 1950's Red Coated Bakelite Wall Telephone
This original bakelite telephone from around the 1950's was made by the BRITISH ERICSSON CO in BEESTON , NOTTINGHAMSHIRE. The phone is in superb condition considering its over 70 years old. It has a wonderful old bells which rings during incoming calls.
The bakelite phone has been recoated professionally with high quality hard wearing red enamelled paint similar to what is used in car body workshops.
The numbers 164 48 are stamped in the handset.
Original factory markings on the back are : 33F E57/1
Please note that this original phone is 70 years old and will have some wear and tear.
All our antique telephones are fully stripped down, polished & rewired with hand platted cords in our workshop near Oxford , England. The phones have all original fittings inside and we try to keep all the original parts wherever possible. They come fitted with a standard British connection & all International customers ( USA, Europe, Asia Etc) will be provided with a RJ11 adapter, so the customer can use the phone on any fixed analogue telephone landline.
Please see the attached pictures for the RJ11 connections